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Rainer Ender
Head of Private Equity, Member of the Investment Committee at Schroder Adveq


Rainer Ender is the Head of Private Equity at Schroders (and Schroders’ dedicated private equity business, Schroder Adveq), and a member of the Investment Committee. Rainer has almost 20 years of global private equity experience and has been heading Schroder Adveq’s investment team since 2006. He is also active on the advisory boards of several fund managers.

Before joining Schroder Adveq in 2001, Rainer was an underwriter for alternative risk transfer at Zurich Reinsurance Company. From 1997 to 2000 he was a manager in the Financial Risk Management Practice at Arthur Andersen. In addition, Rainer served for several years on the Board of DTS, a regulated derivatives trader in Switzerland.

Rainer holds a Master's degree in Physics and a PhD in Natural Sciences from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland. He is also a CFA® charterholder.

Agenda Sessions

  • Private equity under pressure: Successfully deploying capital amid economic and political uncertainty, increased competition and rising stakeholder expectations